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Tom Polansek

COVID-19 raises governments' food security concerns, demand for U.S. crops: ADM CEO

30 Oct 2020

CHICAGO COVID-19 outbreaks are increasing governments' food-security concerns, and importers need U.S. corn and soybeans for the first time in a long time to meet demand, Archer Daniels Midland Chief Executive Officer Juan Luciano said on Friday.

Biden farms for crucial votes in Trump Country

30 Oct 2020

By planting a sign in early October supporting Joe Biden on a country road near her Minnesota dairy farm, Meg Stuedemann initially stood out from her neighbors.

UPDATE 2-Grain trader ADM beats profit estimates but revenue disappoints

30 Oct 2020

Oct 29 Global grains trader Archer Daniels Midland Co beat Wall Street estimates for quarterly profits on Thursday, helped by strength in its grain milling and nutrition businesses.

Tyson Foods workers to replace some federal inspectors at U.S. beef plant

28 Oct 2020

CHICAGO Tyson Foods said on Tuesday it plans in January to have company employees take on duties from more than a dozen federal inspectors at a large Kansas beef plant, after getting a U.S. government waiver.

GRAINS-Corn futures fall after hitting 14-month high on export demand

28 Oct 2020

* Traders watch China to buy more U.S. corn, soy (Adds closing prices)

UPDATE 1-Tyson Foods workers to replace some federal inspectors at U.S. beef plant

28 Oct 2020

CHICAGO, Oct 27 Tyson Foods said on Tuesday it plans in January to have company employees take on duties from more than a dozen federal inspectors at a large Kansas beef plant, after getting a U.S. government waiver.

U.S. approves use of Bayer weed killer for five years

28 Oct 2020

CHICAGO The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said on Tuesday it will allow farmers to spray crops with weed killers based on the chemical dicamba that are sold by Bayer AG and other companies, after a U.S. appeals court blocked sales in June.

Tyson Foods workers to replace some federal inspectors at U.S. beef plant

28 Oct 2020

CHICAGO, Oct 27 Tyson Foods said on Tuesday it plans in January to replace more than a dozen federal inspectors at a large Kansas beef plant with company employees, after getting a U.S. government waiver.

U.S. indicts six more chicken-industry executives over alleged price fixing

08 Oct 2020

CHICAGO The U.S. government has indicted six more chicken-industry executives over alleged price-fixing, broadening antitrust prosecutions in its probe of the $65 billion poultry sector.

Meatpackers deny workers benefits for COVID-19 deaths, illnesses

30 Sep 2020

Saul Sanchez died in April, one of six workers with fatal COVID-19 infections at meatpacker JBS USA's slaughterhouse in Greeley, Colorado, the site of one of the earliest and deadliest coronavirus outbreaks at a U.S. meatpacking plant. | Video

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